A New Bay Window Storage Bench:

This client found their breakfast nook bay window invaded by a harmless (but unwanted) swarm of honeybees; a good excuse to replace the old, original window and build a new window bench — with room for storage! After the bee …

Safer Stairs for a Growing Family

This suburban Raleigh couple had an interesting (and precarious) home issue:  a very steep and rickety staircase built during the lax building-code 1970s.  It stood out 2 feet from the wall, intruding into the living room space, looking more akin …

A Stylish Closet Re-Do:

Most old houses have really small closets. Sometimes, they have odd dimensions and very few wall studs. Like this one. Our client wanted more storage with an updated look, and some sturdy, stylish shelves to house his sturdy, stylish wardrobe.  …

Sunburnt Deck Redux:

Another old deck needing some love, this one scorched by 30 years in the direct sun. Our client wanted a deck surface that defied the elements and would no longer need constant power washing.   After picking out a durable …

A New Porch for an Old Friend

An old family friend had a common dilemma with her back porch: it was gaping with holes from years of weather, and getting very moldy from a lack of sunlight.  It was in horrible shape…   Clearly a challenge, but …

Porch Gates!

A great idea from a repeat client: porch gates! They wanted to the able to relax outside with their (mainly inside) dogs, while also keeping the dogs’ urge to wander at bay. There were existing porch railings – all they …

Begone, Porch Rot!

Another century-old house, another age old problem: rot from the elements. Usually, a somewhat easy fix. But this porch was a bit of a sticky wicket; it had a bead-and-board pattern, rarely found these days, and definitely not available in …

From 1970s Basement, to Modern Movie Room

This was our first project as a company, the clients, old friends of Robert’s family. They were empty-nesters who wanted to turn a child’s former bedroom in the basement level into a guest room, and the adjoining TV room area …